Geometric Patterns of Morocco and Al-Andalus

Subject: Geometry
Dates: 28 January 2019 - 31 January 2019
Time: 10:30 - 17:30
Location: The Prince's Foundation School of Traditional Arts
Tutor: Daniel Docherty
Full price
£ 385

In this week-long course, create an extensive portfolio of diverse Moorish patterns, based on the Merinid and Nasrid pattern traditions.

Learn, in a gently guided, step-by-step way, how to analyse and construct simple patterns and progress to the highly sophisticated.

The patterns we will explore are to be found in magnificent monuments such as the Andalusian Alhambra, and Bou Inania and Ben Youssef Madrasas of Fez and Marrakesh.

Who is this course for?

All levels of experience and ability welcome.

What should I bring to class?

Please bring your own watercolour brushes sizes 2-6. All other materials will be provided on this course.

What days do I attend?

Monday - Thursday, only.

Do you offer concessions?

Yes, we offer concessions for full-time students and OAPs.

To receive a concession, please apply via our online form.

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This course is made possible with the generous support of Saudi Aramco.

What if I need to cancel or change my booking?

You can view our policy here.

Tutor biography

Daniel Docherty

Daniel Docherty lives and works in Australia and the UK, teaching, lecturing and researching. He is particularly interested in how the revered quadrivium (arithmetic, geometry, music and astronomy) inform the world’s artistic and cultural traditions.

He earned his City and Guilds Basketry diploma in 2003 and his MA from the Prince’s School in 2004.